The May 2015 spill forced 21,000 gallons of oil into the Pacific Ocean. If convicted, Plains All American Pipeline could face $2.8 million in fines.
The First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, is a $60-million initiative that seeks to advance First Amendment rights through research, education, and litigation.
A federal appeals court on Monday revived a complaint filed by prospective gun shop owners who say the Alameda County, Calif., ordinance barring gun shops from operating within 500 feet of a residential area is unconstitutional.
The Court avoided a major ruling on a Christian nonprofit employer's challenge to an Obamacare mandate to provide female workers with health insurance covering birth control.
The award ceremony comes as police departments are under fire for allegations of police brutality.
There has been a sharp decline in the number of Americans seeking to travel to the Middle East to join the Islamic State militant group, according to statistics shared Wednesday by FBI director James Comey.
Baltimore police officer Edward Nero heads to court Thursday for his role in the 2015 death of Freddie Gray. The ruling in Nero's case has potential implications for the other officers involved as well as future trials of police officers.
Three people were killed and nine others wounded when a gunman stormed a Colorado Planned Parenthood in November. While victims' families are likely ready to move on with the trial, the defendant is not, a judge ruled Wednesday.
The ex-police officer who was caught on bystander video shooting a motorist in the back during a traffic stop is facing several federal charges, including a civil rights violation.